Popular Quotes and Sayings about Age

I am not young enough to know everything. ~Oscar Wilde

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. ~Mark Twain

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. ~Mark Twain

An effective way to deal with predators is to taste terrible. ~Unknown

As for me, except for an occasional heart attack, I feel as young as I ever did. ~Robert Benchley

Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him. ~George Santayana

If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place. ~Cicero

Beware of the young doctor and the old barber. ~Benjamin Franklin

I believe that professional wrestling is clean and everything else in the world is fixed. ~Frank Deford

Though it sounds absurd, it is true to say I felt younger at sixty than I felt at twenty. ~Ellen Glasgow

Know how to ask. There is nothing more difficult for some people, nor for others, easier. ~Baltasar Gracian

Ask, and it shall be given you; Seek, and ye shall find; Knock, and it shall be opened unto you. ~Bible

We go where our vision is. ~Joseph Murphy

Young people have an almost biological destiny to be hopeful. ~Marshall Ganz

To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart. ~Phyllis Theroux

Sin bravely...We will never have all the facts to make a perfect judgement, but with the aid of basic experience we must leap bravely into the future. ~Russell R. McIntyre

To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart - and to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love. ~Karl von Bonstetten

Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold. ~Ludwig van Beethoven

To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am. ~Bernard M. Baruch

Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest. ~Marilyn Ferguson

Old age is not so bad when you consider the alternatives. ~Maurice Chevalier

When you have loved as she has loved, you grow old beautifully. ~W. Somerset Maugham

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. ~Isaac Newton

It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides. ~George Sand

Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing. ~Aristotle

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. ~Aristotle

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. ~H. L. Mencken

It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. ~H. L. Mencken

The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened. ~Saki

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age. ~Lucille Ball

The longer I live the more beautiful life becomes. ~Frank Lloyd Wright

Give me the luxuries of life and I will willingly do without the necessities. ~Frank Lloyd Wright

As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it. ~Dick Cavett

Assuming either the Left Wing or the Right Wing gained control of the country, it would probably fly around in circles. ~Pat Paulsen

At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote. ~Emo Phillips

I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty. ~Nancy Reagan